IKEA and Sonos will bring the tunes to your future smart home

IKEA's furniture might bring you to the verge of tears and obscenity while you attempt to put it together — but in the future, the retailer could allow you to drown out your struggles with its own high quality sound systems. 
SEE ALSO: The Ikea tote bag has now been reimagined as a holiday stocking because¯\_(ツ)_/¯
The Swedish home furnishings giant will team up with audio brand Sonos to collaborate on new home music products, which will likely look to optimize Sonos' multi-room audio layouts by including speakers in IKEA's popular furniture designs. 
The two companies announced their plans in a joint press release , but declined to provide many details about the specific types of products that will come from the collaboration. One thing we do know: The Sonos-branded products will be a part of the IKEA Home Smart lineup, which also includes furniture with built-in wireless charging mats and smart lighting systems . The company says that the "exploration of sound" is the third step in its smart home ecosystem. Read more... More about Ikea , Smart Home , Sonos , Connected Home , and Tech

Top News